Spend two days in the Mai Chau valley exploring this mountainous area is ideal for relaxing and escaping from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi while the one day tour sounds quite short because of a long drive (In total, 8 hours on a van) so It easily makes you tired. This 2-day Mai Chau tour brings you full of experience at this beautiful valley.
Spend two days in the Mai Chau valley that combines bicycling and trekking adventures. Visit surrounding villages on a 2-hour guided bike ride past emerald green fields and trek to more remote rural villages to learn about local customs from your informative guide. You’ll see a traditional dance performance during a garden barbecue with local wine. Stay overnight in a communal stilt house or a private bungalow.
What to Expect
Guided Biking and Trekking activities
Get to know locals’ life in rural villages and explore mountains
Watch the dancing performance and join with ethnic minority girls
Enjoy BBQ and local wine
2-day Mai Chau valley biking and trekking tour Ride a bike and hike with a guide to local villages See a cultural dance performance and sample the local wine Enjoy a BBQ dinner during a garden party Select a homestay or bungalow accommodations Round-trip transport by minivan available from Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Day 1: Ha Noi – Mai Chau Valley (L,D)
7:30 – 8:00 : Pickup at your Hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van
10:00 : Short break
11:30 – 12:00 : Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau, welcome Drinks.
12:15 : Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)
14:00 – 16:30 : Bicycle ride with your tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
16:30 – 18:00 : Free time for bicycling, walking, shopping
18:00 : Enjoy the outdoor BBQ party in the garden and watch the ethnic mimorities’s traditional dance and drink the traiditional wine “ruou can”
Overnight in the communal stilt house or Valley View Bungalow
Day 2 : Trekking to remote rural villages (B,L)
7:30 – 8:00 : Wakeup and eat breakfast
8:00 : Ready to explore other parts of Mai Chau, come with the tour guide, we take a bike and explore, at the first stop, we leave bikes at local house and then continue trekking adventures to explore and admire the mountains.
Go with local tour guideto visit more remote rural villages Na Meo and Na Mo villages to understand more about their culturevand customs.
12:00 : Back to the homestay for lunch and check-out
13:00 : 15:00 : Free time for relaxing or shopping at a local market
15:00 – 15:30 : Say goodbye to the family to get on the bus to drive back to Hanoi
18:30 – 19:00 : Arrive in Hanoi Old Quater. Drop you off at your hotel. End of tour.